and heavy rain is also affecting other parts of the world. houston, texas was hit by storms overnight which caused massive flooding. now the cypress creek has flooded out and many resident have been suffering from power outages. there are reports 12 cent meters of rain fell in the metropolitan areas. this is in sharp contrast from last year. and nearly 20 people died after a record amount of rain and thousands of people have been evacuated in those areas and more heavy rain is expected. and in many parts of china, they have been hit by direct rain causing flooding and property damage across the country. thousands of passengers have been left stranded. and roads blocked by landslides. let's return to our top story. the reports that one of the possible worst massacres since the uprising began in syria began months ago. there are reports of 200 people killed in a farm village in hamah province. both the government and opposition blame one another. a syrian activist based in ha ma. from your point of view, can you tell us what's snapped we have reports of heavy bombardment. >> i tell you today.